Monday, August 28, 2006
Sept 6 hearing set for Monett minister charged with sex crimes
A 2:30 p.m. Sept. 6 preliminary hearing is scheduled in Boone County Circuit Court for a Monett minister charged with statutory rape and statutory sodomy charges involving a 14-year-old girl.
Rev. Roberto Edgar Lopez, 36, pastor of a Spanish language church in Monett, is being held on $100,000 bond. He will be represented by Michael Coles of the Boone County Public Defender's office.
Information about the case is featured in an article from the Columbia Daily Tribune.